Business Description: Gaditek, worldwide pioneers and leaders in online security, privacy, encryption and anonymity services is looking for a Sourcing Manager, Network services having strong hands on working experience. Come work in the most sophisticated and cutting edge technology environment in the global security services industry. Online security and privacy industry is at the peak of it's boom and we are looking for people that enjoy the challenge of complex engineering solutions in a high-paced, mission critical environment. We serve clients from over 120 countries worldwide and compete with high tech & resource rich companies around the world. If this enormous scale convinces you as a "once in a lifetime" opportunity please contact us.
The candidate would be responsible for expanding and enriching our truly global network that is spread across 90 countries in 75+ Datacenters. The Candidate must have strong knowledge of how global peering and IP transit services work. The candidate would need to optimize existing infrastructure in terms of hops and connectivity with Tier-1 networks to ensure best service delivery and feature enrichment based on customer demand and competition advancements. The candidate must have strong R&D skills to come up with new ideas and innovations in light of market intelligence and self discovery. Out-of-the-box thinking with strong English communication skills is a must-have to innovate and communicate not only with the Datacenters & Vendors globally but also with technology partners, OEM Resellers & Partners and outsourced R&D teams worldwide.The ideal candidate will exhibit strong client-facing skills, leadership skills, will be forward thinking and have the ability to work across a multitude of technical and non-technical groups. The candidate will be self-motivated to take initiatives on his own.We follow agile methodology and work in Iterations-based model and so the candidate must have belief and feel for urgency to deliver challenging deadlines.Due to the scale of operations and the critical position status, the job requires virtually 24/7 involvement and availability. Please do not bother if managing and developing such a large network doesn't impress you enough. We are looking for a real technology and challenge lover! Job Responsibilities:
Must have thorough understanding of the global state of the Internet, Tier-1 carriers, global IXs, PoPs and related terminologies. Must have strong enough R&D skills to assess global Datacenters networks, locate and discuss performance degradation from various regions around the world.
The person in this role will be responsible for development and execution of sourcing and performance managing service provider / carrier suppliers, as well as working closely with our Systems team to ensure capacity objectives are met for our global network infrastructure.
Lead supplier selection process; negotiate contracts for new network access equipment, IP, transit, bandwidth, and colocation services.
Develop and manage to key performance metrics for all suppliers in the service provider / carrier category
Based on our internal systems and network stats, understand current and future requirements and develop scalable and cost efficient solutions for our global network as well as ensure invoice and payments are aligned with commercial terms
Monitor new technologies and industry trends and develop recommendations for senior management
Research, develop and document new products and tools as necessary
Competitors network analysis and comparison with our global network.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related technical field experience.
5 Years of working experience on similar capacity.